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Re: sparc beta 4 errata updates needed

Blars Blarson wrote:
> Would someone please update the beta 4 errata page:
> * sparc initrd too large
>   beta 4 initrd is larger than the compiled in ramdisk size, to work around
>   this problem use "linux ramdisk_size=8192" at the silo prompt.

Does that work around all of the CD problems, or only some of them?

> * beta 4 beleived unusable on all sparc64 systems
>   While some of the many problems with this release have workarounds, and
>   some only affect some systems. it is beleived that beta 4 cannot be used
>   to install on any sparc64 (aka sun4u) system.

I thought that it was expected to work on any that didn't need to load
kernel modules, where the drivers were built into the kernel.

see shy jo

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